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Provinces of Abruzzo

Tuesday, November 02, 1999 at 06:31:20 (CST)

Wonderful Website. I try to check it out each day. The more I research my family, the more interesting names I come across. Would love to make contact with Cavicchia, Martinelli from Lettopalena and with Falcone families from Colledimacine. These are my parents names. Also would like to find decendants of Michele DiPietrantonio who lived in Philadelphia, Pa. in 1906.Others in the family were Alfredo & Olimpia. I believe Michele was a very close relative of my mother.
Ciao, Rita - Rarro57202 at aol-dot-com
Rita Arrowood
Tampa, Florida USA

Sunday, October 31, 1999 at 19:26:40 (CST)

LOVE THIS SITE! We'd love to hear from anyone who is from Palena, Chieti. Our family names also inclued, Testa & Galassi. Ciao, hope to see you in Palena during the summer of 2000.
Antonio Di Fiore & Mary Paterra-Di Fiore
Toronto, On Canada

Wednesday, October 27, 1999 at 15:36:13 (CDT)

Nunca olvidaré a mis nonnos que vinieron a Argentina desde Casalanguida trayendo sus experiencias que volcaron aquí. Mi nonno maestro de Banda enseñó música y formó una banda que fue el orgullo de nuestra familia. Hoy mi madre Santina Antonini refundó la banda con chicos de mi pueblo que agasajaron al sindaco de Calanguida quien estuvo de visita en la ciudad de Coronel Dorrego, provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina, con motivo de celebrarse el aniversario de la creación del teatro italiano. Soy parte de Italia y mi deseo enorme es pisar algún día las calles de Casalanguida. Por favor quisiera contactarme con familiares de Casalanguida.
Roberto V. Marchán Antonini
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Monday, October 25, 1999 at 14:28:11 (CDT)

Thank you for a great day remembering my POP
Robert Albert Schiazza
Brooklyn, New York USA

Monday, October 25, 1999 at 07:46:11 (CDT)

Wow! This site is great, its been a while since i've been back and it brought back memories. I'm researching the surnames Cerasa, DiGiovanni, Caffarelli from Alanno and Roccamorice in Pescara, if anyone has any information please contact me.
Marisa Cerasa
Windsor, Ontario Canada

Sunday, October 24, 1999 at 18:12:00 (CDT)

Great site!
Kathy Natarelli
Sussex, WI USA

Saturday, October 23, 1999 at 04:47:16 (CDT)

Complimenti per il Vs. bellissimo ed esauriente sito sull'Abruzzo,regione fra le più belle della bellissima Italia.
Saluti a tutti i miei parenti emigrati da tempo negli States
Giancarlo Stumpo
Cosenza, Italia

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>Hi
I was looking up venice for a school project and found u have nothing on it i was trying to find something on st marks cathedral
signed Hannah
Australia

Friday, October 22, 1999 at 11:17:19 (CDT)

Hi my name is Giorgo. I was in Paganica this summer for two weeks. Like to talk to anyone who went to Paganica or L'aquila, or is going there. Will reply to anyone in the world. Write in english please. If there is any one in Michigan also will love to talk to them also.
Giorgio Perazza
Washington, MI

Friday, October 22, 1999 at 06:39:30 (CDT)

Mi madre (María Magdalena Tenaglia)nació en Orsogna en 1940.Quisiera contactarme con personas del mismo pueblo .
Mi abuelos se llamaba Nicolo Tenaglia y mi Abuela Concetta Victoria Dángelo y nacieron en Orsogna.
Daniel Arminio
Martinez, Buenos Aires Argentina

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 10:10:34 (CDT)

Dear fellow Abruzzese:
I can't tell you how happy I was to receive an invitation to join this Abruzzese association. My grandfathere, Attilio Radomile was born in the small town of Villalfonsina, outside of the coastal town of Vasto, in the province of Chieti. Our family lived there for 200 years, some 7 generations. The family arrived in Italy in 1500 from Bosnia and lived in the town of Polignano a Mare in Apulia (near Bari) for another 200 years before moving to Abruzzi. The family name was Radolowick before it was italianized to Radomile around 1700 in the provencial capital of Chieti by Cardinal Nicola Radolowick. My grandmother, Lucia Ciampoli, was born in Ortona a Mare, province of Chieti, and married my grandfather there in February 1910. In June of that year, they arrived in Philadelphia. I have cousins in the following towns in Abruzzi, Bomba, Casalbordino, Torino Di Sangro, Montenerodomo, Pescara, Ortona a Mare, Crecchio, Paglieta, Vasto. Also in Rome and Pesaro. Please feel free to contact me and please visit my Italian cultural web site - This site will tell you about my new book entitled "HERITAGE Italian-American Style. It is a compendium of 1492 questions about all the significant contributions made by Italians and Italian-Americans to western civilization in five major categories, from science to entertainment, art to food. And much, much more. I am still collecting bits of information about our great Italian culture, so if you have something that you feel is important, please visit my web site and contact me. Again, this is a wonderful site - I look forward to hearing from my fellow Abruzzese.
Leon J. Radomile Leon J. Radomile
Novato, California USA

Tuesday, October 19, 1999 at 09:30:08 (CDT)

Molto grazie a Abruzzo2000 ! Me ha auito molto. Me ha scritto tutti famiglie con il cognome Nobilio a Loreto Aprutino. Io le ho scriitto, e una ragazza di Loreto me ha scritto. Mi espos ed io siamo andata a Loreto dalle 14-17 occtobre e tuuti era bene. Molto bene. A Loreto Aprutino ho trovato documenti di la famiglia mia, ho vistato el enctro historico e le chiese. Me iencotrato molti persone molti simpatico, especialemente, la ragazza que me ha scritto. Lei me ha invitato a magiare con su famigli e me ha fatto un buona gita di Loreto. Me picevuto molot, e speriamo ritornare pronto. Grazie a tutti!!!! Lorraine Curran-Vu
Lorraine Curran-Vu
Zurich, Switzerland

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Your site is wonderful. It is literally keeping me awake at night. All four of my grandparents were Abruzzese! My father's father was Celanese; my mother's father was from Rocca de Calascio. I have only been to Aquila and Celano. Keep up the wonderful work--I'm enjoying my "trips" back very much! Grazie!
Marie (Ranalletta Iocca) Hartman
Texas USA

Sunday, October 17, 1999 at 07:03:10 (CDT)

Tanti Saluti da Mario Michele Ginestra e Antonio Zopito Ginestra e famiglia. Figli di Dante Ginestra ed Evelina (Marcozzi). Nonni zopito Ginestra e Maria Michele di provincia Leognano? ed anchi nonni Ferdinando e PasquRosa Marcozi di Rapino Teramo. Zii Tomaso ed Algisa Marcozzi, Giuseppina e Luigi Ginestra cugini. Saluti dell'australia a tutti i nostri parenti.
Mario Michele GINESTRA
Sydney, New South Wales Australia

Saturday, October 16, 1999 at 00:59:19 (CDT)

My grandparents Umberto D'Antonio and Liberata Cirelli were born in Tortoreto.
My father Anthony was back there the summer of 99 and met some of our cousins.
If anyone has information abount my relatives, I would appreciate an email
Thank you.
Jeff D'Antonio
San Francisco, California USA

Thursday, October 14, 1999 at 07:46:31 (CDT)

Very Good!!!
Giuseppe Rositi
Casacanditella, Abruzzo Italy

Sunday, October 10, 1999 at 20:28:16 (CDT)

Excellent page, hope to see more like it.
Tony Colasacco
Wethersfield, CT USA

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Ciao! Some very nice people have helped me try to get information about Loreto Aprutino and my grandfather, Zopito Nobilio, who was born in Loreto aprutino, in 1897. Thank you so much> Now I want to ask does anyone know this family: Concetta and Antonio di Paolo on via Donato Chiarelli in Loreto Aprutino. Does anyone know the family of Peter Cosenza in Loreto Aprutino. I need his address and telephone. does anyone know his sister, Francesca. I need her addess and phone. Does anyone know about a bus from Pescara to Loreto Aprutino? We arrive on Oct. 14 from Rome. Molto, molto grazie per il aiuto!!! Lorraine Curran-Vu. My address: Allenmossstrasse 142,8050 Zurich
Tel. 1 313 21 11. Ciao!!!!
Lorraine Curran-Vu
Zurich , Switzerland

Wednesday, October 06, 1999 at 21:15:07 (CDT)

I like your website. It is very very nice. My husband likes it very much. He goes to ITALY every night. And he is not even an italian.
Joan ( DeMichele ) Weinkauf
Walpole, Ma 02081 USA

Tuesday, October 05, 1999 at 21:38:41 (CDT)

I was born in Guardiagrele in Abruzzo. Left when I was 7. I miss being there. I would like to correspond with others from Abruzzo. Great website, keep up the good work! Mother's maiden name is Desiderioscioli. Father's last name is Torti.
Luciana Torti-Junker
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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Great! I am looking for the Tecca Family and Trombetta's.
My grandfather was Angelo Tecca b: 1882. His father was Pasquole Tecca and mother Margherita Trombeeta.
from Pettorano SulGizio,Abruzzo. I know there are relatives there Antonia Tecca,Giovannii Tecca, 5,V.Piaia and 16 V.Cencia,Pettorano Sulgizio but I need some one to Talk to them in Itialian and tell them I need information on the family. Brothers sister, mother fathers,cousins - birth date and death daate.
Can Someone contact them or help me. It would be greatly appreciated
Deb Fotopoulos daughter of Joan Tecca-Angelo Tecca.
Deborah Fotopoulos
Missoula, Montana USA

Tuesday, October 05, 1999 at 10:53:24 (CDT)

Hi: Our name in Italy is spelled "Sansoni". Our family history shows that the Sansoni lived in Campotosto and some have relocated to Avezzano in Abruzzo, L'Aquila. We visited there in 1994 and hope to visit again in 2000 in the fall. Anyone know our family in Italy? USA? Scrivo E Mail. Ciao. Alex
Alex Sansone
New Castle, Pa. USA

Monday, October 04, 1999 at 18:34:22 (CDT)

I would like to stay in contact with persons of Mastrángelo and Iavicoli families at Castiglione Messer Marino city (Abruzzo) or with persons who can give information of it. I speak spanish; english and italian only a little. Thank you.
Ricardo D. Mastrángelo
Victoria, Entre Ríos Argentina

Monday, October 04, 1999 at 05:48:13 (CDT)

We would like to exchange email with anyone whose origins is, and those who are from, the CITY of VASTO, Province of CHIETI and VILLA S, GIOVANNI-ROSCIANO and neughboring towns, in the Province of PESCARA; From any Nations in the world, even from Italy-itself: ***(IN ITALIAN)*** Ci piacerebbe comunicare via email con chi hanno i lori origini, e-i descendenti della CITTA di VASTO, Provincia di CHIETI, e di VILLA S. GIOVANNI-ROSCIANO e-i paesi d'intorno, nella Provincia di PESCARA; Da qualsiese Nazione del mondo, anche dal'Italia: Ciao, Bye, Au revoir; D'Amato TDA & AMD
D'Amato (Tony) Antonio
Maple (Toronto), CANADA